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1997 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Spider Jorgensen played for the 1997 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record68-94 (5th in National League Central)League Rank14thMLB Rank25th
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerJim RigglemanGeneral ManagerEd Lynch
CoachesDave Bialas (Bullpen Coach), Rick Kranitz (Assistant Coach), Tony Muser (Hitting Coach), Max Oliveras (First Base Coach), Jeff Pentland (Hitting Coach), Dan Radison (Third Base Coach), Phil Regan (Pitching Coach), Billy Williams (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJon Garland (#10)
Payroll$39,829,333 (Rank: 14th)
Attendance2,190,308 (Rank: 13th)
Minor League AffiliatesIowa Cubs (AAA) 74-69 ... Orlando Rays (AA) 63-75 ... Daytona Cubs (A+) 65-73 ... Rockford Cubbies (A) 66-66 ... Williamsport Cubs (A-) 29-46 ... Arizona Cubs (Rk) 34-21 ...
Years Available1876-2019

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1997 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 Chicago Cubs Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
33,51Terry AdamsP6-3 205 R-R 1973-03-06 24Mobile,Alabama MLB1991-20061995-2005Mary G. Montgomery (Semmes,AL)
1991- 4- 111-CHN
 
24Manny AlexanderSS5-10 180 R-R 1971-03-20 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1989-20071992-2006  
1988-   UDFA-BAL
 
47Miguel BatistaP6-2 195 R-R 1971-02-19 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20131992-2012  
1988-   UDFA-MON
MinorsColorado Rockies (MLB)
34,45Kent BottenfieldP6-3 240 R-R 1968-11-14 28Portland,Oregon MLB1986-20011992-2001Madison (Portland,OR)
1986- 4-  96-MON
 
37Brant BrownLF6-3 205 L-L 1971-06-22 26Porterville,California MLB1992-20031996-2000Monache (Porterville,CA)Fresno St
1992- 3-  81-CHN
 
20Miguel Cairo2B6-1 160 R-R 1974-05-04 23Anaco,Venezuela MLB1992-20121996-2012  
1990-   UDFA-LAN
Retired  
55Larry CasianP6-0 175 R-L 1965-10-28 31Lynwood,California MLB1984-19981990-1998Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Oral Roberts U.
1987- 6- 139-MIN
 
49Frank CastilloP6-1 190 R-R 1969-04-01 28El Paso,Texas MLB1987-20081991-2005Eastwood (El Paso,TX)
1987- 6- 140-CHN
 
48Dave ClarkLF6-2 210 L-R 1962-09-03 34Tupelo,Mississippi MLB1983-19991986-1998Shannon (Shannon,MS)Jackson St
1983- 1-  11-CLE
 
22Mark ClarkP6-5 235 R-R 1968-05-12 29Bath,Illinois MLB1987-20001991-2000Balyki (Bath,IL)Lincoln Land CC, MacMurray Col
1988- 9- 236-SLN
 
12Shawon DunstonSS6-1 180 R-R 1963-03-21 34Brooklyn,New York MLB1982-20021985-2002Thomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY)
1982- 1-   1-CHN
 
31Kevin FosterP6-1 175 R-R 1969-01-13 28Evanston,Illinois MLB1988-20041993-2001Evanston Township (Evanston,IL)Kishwaukee Col
1987-29- 746-MON
 
1,8Doug GlanvilleLF6-2 172 R-R 1970-08-25 26Hackensack,New Jersey MLB1989-20041996-2004Teaneck (Teaneck,NJ)Pennsylvania
1991- 1-  12-CHN
 
54Jeremi GonzalezP6-2 210 R-R 1975-01-08 22Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1992-20071997-2006  
1991-   UDFA-CHN
 
17Mark Grace1B6-2 200 L-L 1964-06-28 33Winston-Salem,North Carolina MLB1985-20031988-2003Tustin (Tustin,CA)San Diego St, Saddleback Col
1985-24- 622-CHN
 
25Dave Hansen3B6-0 195 L-R 1968-11-24 28Long Beach,California MLB1986-20051990-2005Rowland (Rowland Heights,CA)
1986- 2-  47-LAN
 
18Jose Hernandez3B6-1 180 R-R 1969-07-14 27Vega Alta,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20091991-2006Maestro Ladi (Vega Alta,PR)
1987-   UDFA-TEX
 
7Tyler HoustonC6-1 210 L-R 1971-01-17 26Long Beach,California MLB1989-20031996-2003Valley (Las Vegas,NV)
1989- 1-   2-ATL
 
6Mike HubbardC6-1 205 R-R 1971-02-16 26Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1991-20031995-2001Amherst County (Amherst,VA)James Madison U.
1992- 8- 219-CHN
 
29Robin JenningsLF6-2 210 L-L 1972-04-11 25Singapore,Singapore MLB1992-20071996-2001Annandale (Annandale,VA)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1991-33- 865-CHN
 
1Lance JohnsonCF5-11 165 L-L 1963-07-06 33Lincoln Heights,Ohio MLB1984-20021987-2000Princeton (Cincinnati,OH)South Alabama, Triton Col
1984- 6- 139-SLN
 
19Brooks KieschnickLF6-4 230 L-R 1972-06-06 25Robstown,Texas MLB1991-20051996-2004Mary Carroll (Corpus Christi,TX)Texas
1993- 1-  10-CHN
 
10Terrell LoweryLF6-3 195 R-R 1970-10-25 26Oakland,California MLB1991-20011997-2000Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)Loyola Marymount U.
1991- 2-  63-TEX
 
56Brian McRaeCF6-0 195 B-R 1967-08-27 29Bradenton,Florida MLB1985-19991990-1999Manatee (Bradenton,FL)
1985- 1-  17-KCA
 
33Ramon MorelP6-2 175 R-R 1974-08-15 22Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep MLB1992-20041995-1997  
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
45Terry MulhollandP6-3 220 R-L 1963-03-09 34Uniontown,Pennsylvania MLB1982-20061986-2006Laurel Highlands (Uniontown,PA)Marietta Col
1984- 1-  24-SFN
 
59Rodney MyersP6-1 215 R-R 1969-06-26 28Rockford,Illinois MLB1990-20051996-2004Rockford East (Rockford,IL)Wisconsin
1990-12- 342-KCA
 
15Kevin Orie3B6-4 215 R-R 1972-09-01 24West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1993-20061997-2002Upper St. Clair (Upper St. Clair,PA)Indiana U.
1993- 1-  29-CHN
 
35Bob PattersonP6-1 195 R-L 1959-05-16 38Jacksonville,Florida MLB1979-19981985-1998Wade Hampton (Varnville,SC)East Carolina U.
1982-21- 524-SDN
 
41Marc PisciottaP6-5 225 R-R 1970-08-07 26Edison,New Jersey MLB1989-20001997-1999Walton (Marietta,GA)Georgia Tech
1991-19- 513-PIT
 
51Mel RojasP5-11 212 R-R 1966-12-10 30Haina,Dom Rep MLB1986-20041990-1999  
1985-   UDFA-MON
 
11Rey SanchezSS-2B5-9 175 R-R 1967-10-05 29Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051991-2005Live Oak (Morgan Hill,CA)
1986-13- 319-TEX
 
23Ryne Sandberg2B6-2 180 R-R 1959-09-18 37Spokane,Washington MLB1978-19971981-1997North Central (Spokane,WA)
1978-20- 511-PHI
 
9Scott ServaisC6-2 210 R-R 1967-06-04 30La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1986-20021991-2001Westby (Westby,WI)Creighton U.
1988- 3-  64-HOU
 
21Sammy SosaRF6-0 220 R-R 1968-11-12 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1986-20071989-2007  
1985-   UDFA-TEX
 
40Dave StevensP6-3 195 R-R 1970-03-04 27Fullerton,California MLB1989-20041994-2000La Habra (La Habra,CA)Fullerton Col
1989-20- 512-CHN
 
38Dave SwartzbaughP6-2 195 R-R 1968-02-11 29Middletown,Ohio MLB1987-19991995-1997Middletown (Middletown,OH)Miami U.
1989- 9- 226-CHN
 
36Kevin TapaniP6-1 190 R-R 1964-02-18 33Des Moines,Iowa MLB1985-20011989-2001Escanaba (Escanaba,MI)Central Michigan U.
1986- 2-  40-OAK
 
52Ramon TatisP6-3 185 L-L 1973-01-05 24Guayubin,Dom Rep MLB1992-20031997-1998  
1990-   UDFA-NYN
 
44Amaury TelemacoP6-3 222 R-R 1974-01-19 23Higuey,Dom Rep MLB1992-20051996-2005  
1991-   UDFA-CHN
 
46Steve TrachselP6-4 205 R-R 1970-10-31 26Oxnard,California MLB1989-20081993-2008Troy (Fullerton,CA)Long Beach St, Fullerton Col
1991- 8- 215-CHN
 
13Turk WendellP6-2 205 L-R 1967-05-19 30Pittsfield,Massachusetts MLB1986-20041993-2004Wahconah Regional (Dalton,MA)Quinnipiac U.
1988- 5- 112-ATL
 
42 Players